Category Archives: Certification

Ellen MacArthur Foundation calls to ban oxo-degradable plastic packaging worldwide.

  What are OXO-DEGRADABLE PLASTICS? “Oxo-degradable plastics are commonly fossil-based, non-biodegradable polyolefins or polyesters (e.g. PE or PET) supplemented with salts and transition metals. These additives are supposed to enable the biodegradation of apparently non-biodegradable plastics.” Constance Iβbrücker, Head of … Continue reading

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EPISODE 4: Harvesting Power… A Compost Story: Research in Richmond

This is the fourth post in a 5-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance of our compostable food ware products in the Metro Vancouver region. Read Episodes 1, 2, and 3 for the background on this story, and bookmark our blog … Continue reading

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EPISODE 3: Whistle while we work… A Compost Story in Whistler, BC

This is the third post in a multi-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance for our compostable food ware products in the Metro Vancouver region. Read Episodes 1 and 2 for the background on this story, Episode 4 for some more, and bookmark our blog … Continue reading

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EPISODE 2: As the Soil Turns… A Compost Story: Adventures in Lytton

This is the second post in a multi-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance of our compostable food ware products in Metro Vancouver. Read Episode 1 for the background on this story, 3 and 4  for more, and bookmark our blog to follow … Continue reading

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CEO Speaks! Testing Compostable Foodware and Building Industry Relationships at SUSTPACK 2015

Next week, our CEO Susanna Carson and Compost Specialist Emily McGill will be attending SUSTPACK 2015, a convergence of experts on all topics relating to packaging and sustainability, including compostables! Susanna was interviewed by Packaging Digest about her talk and some critical … Continue reading

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Leading the Industry: Our CEO presents at this year’s SUSTPACK 2015!

Our very own CEO Susanna Carson will be at this year’s SUSTPACK 2015 in Orlando, FL, hosting an afternoon breakout session on “Certification vs Collaboration – Securing End of Life Options for Compostable Packaging“. She’s bringing our experiences researching compostable food ware … Continue reading

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